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high but it did not overflow, don? >> reporter: that is the good news, right behind us we have been looking at it. cresting right now on the backside of the crest. it did not flood. why didn't it flood? some folks are saying it is because of the lull between the storms others are saying it is because of the flood control project. >> reporter: in the late afternoon sun, the napa river looks inviting enough for wildlife and canoes. rainstorms failed to bring the water within three feet of the banks. upriver there was minor flooding when the river rose half a foot above the stage. plenty of folks were concerned. employees 50 tons of sand in bags to protect their property. juan has been through 20 years of floods and he knows what to do. >> i used to believe sandbags did not work but they do. they work, flashlights, having everything ready, food, gas, have your cars gassed up. >> reporter: others put their faith in the not yet complete flood project. she has seen the napa flood all her life. >> i was not concerned. i know they have had a lot of improvements on the napa river in the la
as it crashed into the building. >> five feet. the car came from us. >> reporter: while honoring a loved ones death a group of people barely escaped death when an out of control speeding driver crashed into the lobby during a funeral service. >> literally five seconds after i entered the side room we heard what we thought was a earthquake and saw the car come through the front of the building. >> reporter: the impact took down the front door and windows. the speed limit along this section is 40 miles per hour. the police say the driver was going well over that, possibly racing another car. >> during the course of the speed contest there may have been unsafe lane change that led to the collision. >> reporter: one person in the lobby was hit and sprayed with broken glass. taken to the hospital. the two teenagers to a trauma center with serious injuries. once they recover they face charges for reckless driving. >> reporter: construction crews boarded up the building tonight but it was moved to another location. >>> a horrible holiday tragedy in west san jose. three people died, including a ch
: it happens after every u.s. mass firearms tragedy. the demand for greater controls on gun. the debate gets more and more heated, only to ultimately cool down. will it be differently this time? some say yes. in a nation with an estimated 12,000 firearm related homicides each year the massacre in connecticut has touched a national nerve. it's being called a tipping point. >> i think we could be at a tipping point for two reasons. a tipping point where we might actually get something done. >> reporter: one reason is the brutality of murdering 20 children. another is the near regularity of shooting sprees. >> the public will not accept, the public will not accept as a new normal one of these incidents every month, these mass shootings. >> reporter: the newtown killings have prompted senator dianne feinstein to introduce an updated version of her assault weapons ban. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively, but perspectively, and it will ban the same for big clips, drugs, or strips of more than 10 bullets. >> reporter: but the control advocat
are picking up the last- minute gifts for friends, family and themselves. shoppers tell us some deals are too good to pass up. >> it was like i was not going to buy for people and then i came out and there were sales and i thought why not. >> they t looks like they hired more people just to make sure -- >> retailers are adding more employees and hours to meet the needs of shoppers. some stores have been open around the clock to accommodate the shoppers. >>> meanwhile, san bruno, shoppers enjoyed complementary gift shopping thanks to middle school. parents and students played santa's elves hoping to raise donations for the band program. >>> now, san francisco police are marking a sad anniversary. six years ago this weekend officer brian tavera was shot and killed trying to arrest a prison escapeee. through the years the department has -- escapee. throughout the years they marked the year with candlelight vigil. but this year they were invited to go in a room that bears his name. >>> and restaurant holds the annual toy drive tomorrow. drop off toys for needy kids any time from 6:00 until midnig
's going to take us a while to get it back up. >> reporter: what is it that martin's station is doing that's stirring up saboteurs? >> i know it's not our content. we're a community radio stationy independent music. we talk about local events. wee talking about things happening in vallejo. we don't focus on negativity in vallejo. >> reporter: solar cells, power radios and batteries were damaged or stolen. this is not the first time. >> i'm never been the one to jump on the bandwagon but three times in one year, makes me think there's got to be something to that. >> reporter: the n-word was spray painted on the building in an earlier event. he doesn't want to say it's racism but he fears it is. >> i'm only one man. i can only fight so long. this is community radio. >> twice before donors have come through with money for repairs. martin says he can't keep going back. he says what he really needs is to have the vandals caught. >>> they lined up to say i do. the crowds in washington state a -- advantage of legalized same sex marriage. >> don't sweat the holiday shopping. how one retail giant
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